Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Advanced Research and Technology in Industry (WARTIA 2017)

Instrumentation Based Dynamic Android Application Security Protection System

Authors
Ming Li, Zhikang Piao, Yong Wang
Corresponding Author
Ming Li
Available Online November 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/wartia-17.2017.50How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Android security, Instrumentation, Permission usage behaviour, Fine-grained access control
Abstract
Nowadays, smart phones have converted the people's life style; convenience of the application has a big impact on all aspects of necessities. Considering that applications need to keep sensitive and private data, the trustworthiness of the application becomes a matter of concern to end users, and privacy protection is an urgent need. The current Android permission mechanism has the goal of fast, simple, and easy enforcement, so it designed to be a coarse-grained permission mechanism. In this paper, a fine-grained access control model for Android applications, which makes authorization decisions according to the permission usage behaviour and sensitive data accessed, is proposed. Furthermore, the fine-grained access control model is integrated into actual APPs through a so-called dynamic Android Application Security System (dAASS), which make use of instrumentation technology, static analysis and dynamic analysis technology. dAASS can enhance the security of Android system by fine-grained access control, permission usage tracking and security violation reminding. Performance experiment shows that deploying dAASS on Android applications takes less than 1 minute and secured applications exhibit no noticeable slowdown and Application Not Responding (ANR). dAASS can provide fine-grained real-time protection from malicious Android applications.
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3rd Workshop on Advanced Research and Technology in Industry (WARTIA 2017)
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Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
November 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-409-5
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/wartia-17.2017.50How to use a DOI?
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This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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